LibriVox recording of Three Hundred Aesop's Fables, translated by George Fyler Townsend. Read by Michael Armenta.
Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica are a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. The Fables of Aesop have been mostly considered, down the Centuries, as children's stories. This collection of 312 Aesop's Fables, based on the 19th Century research and literal translation from the original Greek by George Fyler Townsend, returns these allegories of human strength and human weakness to the adult audience for whom they were written. (Summary by Wikipedia & Michael Armenta)
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January 26, 2013 Subject:
Deep apologies for the terrible sound quality of the first half of this Audiobook.
This was recorded over some years at different times, some on cassette and all are noise reduced so much that digital artifacts are inevitable. The sound quality improves as it goes. Please bare with it. These stories are quite intense. Thank you to all who have downloaded these little "gems".
July 4, 2012 Subject:
Not for Kids!!
Some of the common fables I remember as a kid, others hearing for the first time~they are pretty messed up! Liked hearing all the fables read by the same person, Michael Armenta....with none of the background noise heard in other readings of Aesop's Fables.